Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival Hosts Premiere Screening of Film Breaking Points Starring Real Housewife of New Jersey Dolores Catania:Tickets Available for May 10th Screening

RHONJ Dolores Catania makes her
acting debut in Breaking Points
Update: Dolores Catania to Appear on Red Carpet at 6pm.

Breaking Points, starring Dolores Catania (Real Housewives of New Jersey), will receive its premiere screening at the Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival on Thursday, May 10 at 7:30pm. Breaking Points is the story of Anthony (Joshua Ray Garcia) and Devin (Leon Glover), two college roommates coping with the suicide of their friend. Breaking Points was written and directed by Jersey City’s Brad Forenza, in his directorial debut. The film addresses several timely and universal themes like sexuality and incomplete relationships:

“In Breaking Points, I play the mother of a young man who died by suicide. Breaking Points is deliberate in not revealing much about this young man’s identity, because the simple fact is that suicide can toucany family. Breaking Points is a heartwarming story of friendship, loss, and growing up. I am delighted to be part of its redeeming message.” ~Dolores Catania, Actress 

View Trailer Here:

Brad Forenza makes his debut at the RGIFF
“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that suicide is the second leading cause of death among young adults. When you consider that one-in-ten college students has contemplated suicide, and roughly 30% of sexual minority youth have attempted suicide, the facts are all the more staggering. Breaking Points may not be a panacea, but it does start a necessary conversation.” ~Brad Forenza,

Rounding out the diverse principal cast are: ShalomIsrael Diggs (NYC), Howard Richman (Jersey City, NJ), Danny Velez (Hoboken, NJ), and Raymond Yucis (Paterson, NJ). The ensemble cast includes: Peter Abazia (Pompton Plains, NJ), Maria Alessi (Wayne, NJ), Marcella Baglione (Bloomfield, NJ), Brian Dashew (Jersey City, NJ), Tyler Donovan (Hope, NJ), Marisa Dolkart (Leonia, NJ), Katie Lupfer (Tenafly, NJ), Sara Parcesepe (Jersey City, NJ), and Christian Spinella (East Rutherford, NJ). The film also includes an original soundtrack by Shane Bordeau (NYC) and Berry (

Dolores Catania, a Real Housewife of NJ, stars in a new film by Brad Forenza
It was produced entirely in New Jersey and features mostly New Jersey talent.Tickets ($10 general admission and $5 for seniors, per evening) may be purchased day of the screening or in advance at   ( or on the website: